Posts Tagged 'gardening'

The Best Botanical Gardens In The US

Curbed.com reported –

Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat. Luckily, nearly every major city in the United States features a botanical garden: a place dedicated to the cultivation and display of plants and nature. Step under the shady foliage of a local garden and your summer worries melt away, replaced with a plant-inspired serenity.

Find which 11 gardens made the grade HERE.

Trimming The World’s Largest Hedge

Express reports from 2015 –

… welcome to the largest hedge of its kind in the world – a monster yew that takes gardening staff at a country estate two whole weeks to trim. At 40ft tall and 15ft wide, groundsmen at the Bathurst Estate in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, say the 300-year-old yew hedge is the largest of its kind in the world and costs £6,000 a year to maintain. It takes a specialist two-man team at the estate two weeks – with no weekend break – to give the hedge it’s annual trim.

Continue reading HERE.

 

The Poison Garden [video]

Hairy Panic – Australia’s Tumbleweed From Hell

hairypanic

TheGuardian reports –

Residents of a rural Australian city are frustrated by a fast-growing tumbleweed called hairy panic that is piling up outside their houses, covering lawns and blocking doors and windows.

Continue reading HERE.

The Tree Of 40 Fruits [video]


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